Socratic Seminar – Role of Biotechnology in Society

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Oct 23, 2013 (4 years and 2 months ago)

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Socratic Seminar


Role of Biotechnology in Society


Directions for Students


Before

the seminar


1. Respond to GATTACA Questions (Given during presentation of movie)


2.
Receive “Recombinant DNA to Protect Crops” article by Carolyn Parrott


3.
Find two a
rticles pertaining to a genetic engineering topic.



One article provide “pro” genetic engineering evidence.



One article must provide “con” genetic engineering evidence.


4
. With each article you must:

1.

Record article’s citation information (look at bottom of

most articles)

2.

Scan the article for main ideas
-
write

or type

these down.

3.

Scan the article for

important

terms you know
-

mark or
record.

4.

Scan the article for terms you do not know
-

find their definitions (How does this term fit
into the article
?)

5.

Read the
article.

6.

Write a 45 word or less summary of the article.

Include data that supports author’s
viewpoint.


5
. Fill out the “Innie” worksheet.



Four statements



Each
statements
supported
by
quotes

from your articles

and/or textbook
.



During

the Discussion


1
.
Participate as an “Innie” using the worksheet as a guide to your comments.

2.
Fill out the “Outie” worksheet for your partner.


After
Discussion
-
Turn in the following

(in order top to bottom of packet)


1.

Cover sheet

2.

Response to GATTACA Questions





3.

Respo
nses to 3 articles (citations, vocabulary, summaries)

4.


“Innie” form

5.

“Outie” form


If you are absent on the day we have seminar
, you must make
-
up for your absence by
typing
the following number of different comments (
a comment is a well
-
constructed idea i
n paragraph
form
) about the assigned reading:

A
-

5
thoughtful, supported
comments

that reflect opposing perspectives

B
-

4
thoughtful, supported
comments

that reflect opposing perspectives


C
-

3
thoughtful, supported
comments

that reflect opposing perspe
ctives

D
-

2
thoughtful, supported
comments

that reflect opposing perspectives